Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather was born on 24th February 1977 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His father, Floyd Mayweather Sr., was a former welterweight contender, while his uncles, Jeff Mayweather and Roger Mayweather, were professional boxers. Roger Mayweather is Floyd’s current trainer.

Boxing has been a part of Mayweather's life since his childhood and he never seriously considered any other profession. Mayweather's father spent almost all free time with son at the gym, training and working on his boxing.

When his father was arrested for illegal drug trafficking in 1993, boxing became Mayweather's outlet. He put all his energies into boxing, dropping out of high school.

Mayweather's amateur teammates gave him a nickname "Pretty Boy" because he had relatively few scars, a result of the defensive techniques that his father and uncle Roger had taught him.

At the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Mayweather won a bronze medal by reaching the semi-finals of the featherweight (57-kg) division.

In October 1996, Mayweather fought his first professional bout against fellow newcomer Roberto Apodaca, who was knocked out in round two.

His career greatly accelerated and by 2007 he was considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world and had 38 undefeated bouts.

Mayweather retired in 2008, but returned to the ring in September 2009.

In 2010, he became the third highest-paid American athlete, with income of more than $60 million for the year.

He is currently undefeated as a professional and is a five-division world champion. He has won ten world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes.

In 1998 and 2007, Mayweather was named Fighter of the Year by Ring magazine. He also won the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) Fighter of the Year award in 2007 and the Best Fighter ESPY Award in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Personal Problems

In 2000, Mayweather fired his father as manager and later as trainer too. The boxer replaced him with his uncle Roger Mayweather.

In December 2011, a Las Vegas judge sentenced him to 90 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge. As in September 2010 his ex-girlfriend, Josie Harris, filed a domestic battery report against him.

Mayweather, who is the father of four children (two sons and two daughters), resides in a 22,000-square-foot, five-bedroom, seven-bath custom-built mansion inside Southern Highlands Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Boxing legend Floyd Meaweather uses N360m diamond crusted iPod

Boxing legend Floyd Meaweather uses N360m diamond crusted iPod

Boxing legend Floyd Meaweather uses N360m diamond crusted iPod
Floyd Mayweather's rumoured girlfriend will leave you starstruck in these 5 amazing photos

Floyd Mayweather's rumoured girlfriend will leave you starstruck in these 5 amazing photos

Floyd Mayweather does not have a confirmed girlfriend, but there have been rumors swirling that he could be dating British reality star Abigail Clarke.

Floyd Mayweather's rumoured girlfriend will leave you starstruck in these 5 amazing photos
Checkout the popular celebrities who were ringside for Mayweather vs McGregor money fight (photos)

Checkout the popular celebrities who were ringside for Mayweather vs McGregor money fight (photos)

The Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor money fight did not fail to in its spectacle which must have delighted the A-list musicians, actors and more at ringside.

Checkout the popular celebrities who were ringside for Mayweather vs McGregor money fight (photos)
Just in! Conor McGregor’s refuses to accept defeat, make outrageous claims

Just in! Conor McGregor’s refuses to accept defeat, make outrageous claims

Despite being defeated by Floyd Mayweather in the 10th of their Saturday night fight, MMA star Conor McGregor claims that he was stopped too soon in the bout.

Just in! Conor McGregor’s refuses to accept defeat, make outrageous claims
McGregor lasts 10 rounds against undefeated Floyd Mayweather in the money fight

McGregor lasts 10 rounds against undefeated Floyd Mayweather in the money fight

Floyd Mayweather cemented his legendary status in boxing and combat sports by defeating Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) star Connor Mayweather in the money fight.

McGregor lasts 10 rounds against undefeated Floyd Mayweather in the money fight
Floyd Mayweather returns from retirement to fight UFC champion

Floyd Mayweather returns from retirement to fight UFC champion

Floyd Mayweather Jnr. is set to lock horns with UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor in a $1billion mega-bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on August 26.

Floyd Mayweather returns from retirement to fight UFC champion
Just in! Undefeated Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather cancels trip to Nigeria

Just in! Undefeated Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather cancels trip to Nigeria

Undisputed boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jnr. was expected to have a tour in Nigeria and Ghana named Undefeated Africa Tour which has been postponed.

Just in! Undefeated Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather cancels trip to Nigeria
REVEALED! Why boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is coming to Nigeria

REVEALED! Why boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is coming to Nigeria

Undisputed world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jnr. will lock horns with Nigeria's speaker of house of assembly Yakubu Dogara in a charity bout in Abuja

REVEALED! Why boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is coming to Nigeria
What this undefeated boxing legend is coming to do in Nigeria will BLOW your mind

What this undefeated boxing legend is coming to do in Nigeria will BLOW your mind

Retired American boxer, boxing promoter and President of TMT (The Money Team) Lifestyle, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has revealed plans to visit Nigeria.

What this undefeated boxing legend is coming to do in Nigeria will BLOW your mind
Forget Davido! SEE the mammoth cash Floyd Mayweather flaunted in his private jet

Forget Davido! SEE the mammoth cash Floyd Mayweather flaunted in his private jet

It is no news that boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is man who loves to show off his wealth to the world.

Forget Davido! SEE the mammoth cash Floyd Mayweather flaunted in his private jet
Popular boxer Floyd Mayweather puts N1.2bn Bugatti up for sale (photos)

Popular boxer Floyd Mayweather puts N1.2bn Bugatti up for sale (photos)

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s 2015 Bugatti Veyron car has been put up for sale on eBay for potential buyers by Luxury auto collection.

Popular boxer Floyd Mayweather puts N1.2bn Bugatti up for sale (photos)
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather buys his son N11.8m exotic car for his birthday (photos)

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather buys his son N11.8m exotic car for his birthday (photos)

American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has bought his lovely son named Zion a stunning £31,000 Mercedes C class coupe to celebrate his 16th birthday.

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather buys his son N11.8m exotic car for his birthday (photos)
Class! Meet Nigerian exotic-car dealer who has sold 39 cars to Floyd Mayweather

Class! Meet Nigerian exotic-car dealer who has sold 39 cars to Floyd Mayweather

Nigerian refugee Obi Okeke who is based in the Los Angeles, USA, is one exotic car dealer the very rich including Floyd Mayweather patronizes most times,

Class! Meet Nigerian exotic-car dealer who has sold 39 cars to Floyd Mayweather
4 famous footballers that could knock down Floyd Mayweather in boxing fight (Photos)

4 famous footballers that could knock down Floyd Mayweather in boxing fight (Photos)

Floyd Mayweather is regarded as the best boxer of his era after winning many titles but there are some footballers that could face him

4 famous footballers that could knock down Floyd Mayweather in boxing fight (Photos)
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